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Matt Kenseth on pole for Sprint Cup race at Bristol

...Newman's team to the highest level on Friday, and crew chief Luke Lambert was eligible to return to work at Bristol...RCR sent Todd Parrott to Bristol on Friday as interim crew chief for Newman, but the decision to take the case to Final...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-04-17/matt-kenseth-pole-sprint-c
Some NASCAR teams aren't tigtening all lug nuts in an effort to save time

...there's definitely teams out there that aren't hitting all five lug nuts," said Chad Knaus, who is Jimmie Johnson's crew chief. "We know that. We all see that, but you've got to be able to get some tight. That's the key. We work off the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-04-15/some-nascar-teams-arent-ti
Three Sprint Cup drivers starting to separate themselves from the pack

...think for confidence, winning is something that ultimately makes the confidence level in myself and Rodney (Childers, crew chief) and everybody on this team know that you can make things happen in many different types of situations," he said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-04-08/three-sprint-cup-drivers-s
Teenager Erik Jones takes Xfinity race over Sprint Cup stars

...months."I knew he was good," Earnhardt said. "Now everybody else knows."The win also was a first for Jones' crew chief, Michael Wheeler, a former engineer for Denny Hamlin in the Cup series.Jones acknowledged after the race that he...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-04-11/teenager-erik-jones-takes-
NASCAR levies harsh penalties against Ryan Newman's race team for manipulating tires

...and NASCAR last week at Martinsville Speedway warned crew chiefs about the penalties that would be levied against any...that is used to release pressure."As a result, crew chief Luke Lambert was fined $125,000 and suspended for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-03-31/nascar-levies-harsh-penalt
Penalties against Ryan Newman's team are appealed

...California failed an independent inspection and had been altered to intentionally release air pressure during the race.Crew chief Luke Lambert was fined $125,000 and suspended for the next six races. The suspension also includes the All-Star...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-04-02/penalties-against-ryan-new
Joe Gibbs Racing president J.D. Gibbs being treated for 'brain function' issues

...snowboards, mountain bikes and participates in other extreme sports.PENALTIES ISSUED: NASCAR has fined and suspended the crew chief of a Richard Childress Racing-affiliated team. The sanctioning body fined Slugger Labbe $50,000, suspended him...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-03-25/joe-gibbs-racing-president
Countdown is on for speed-up rule in minors

...leagues."It's an experiment," major league umpire crew chief John Hirschbeck said. "Doing it in the minors that...Players are creatures of habit," major league umpire crew chief Tim Welke said. "This will give those players time...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-03-24/countdown-speed-rule-min
Brad Keselowski rallies late to win at Fontana

...Cup victory. "Maybe we kind of stole one today."Although their Team Penske Ford led only one lap, Keselowski and crew chief Paul Wolfe concocted a strategy to capitalize on the green-white-checkered finish after a caution for debris prevented...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-03-22/brad-keselowski-rallies-la
Kevin Harvick is man to beat in Phoenix

...week's venue.There's zero doubt that Harvick and crew chief Rodney Childers came prepared to Phoenix.Harvick won...five consecutive championships and six overall."Smart crew chief, fast car and great driver," he said of Johnson and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-03-14/kevin-harvick-man-beat-pho